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Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust Innovations in Rural Health Award

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Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
Apr 29, 2016

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust seeks applicants who have original, innovative solutions to improve health in rural communities.

Applicant submissions will be judged on the following five criteria:

  1. Address difficult or long-standing issues of prevention and treatment
  2. Demonstrate transferability. Ideas need to be relevant to rural and economically distressed regions of the country
  3. Be consistent with high-impact work in other rural places
  4. Show potential for impact within three to five years
  5. Show signs of success

Applications will be accepted from any individual or organization in the United States, but must be able to be implemented in distressed regions of North Carolina.


Any individual or organization across the U.S. is invited to participate.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Finalists receive a $7,500 award and one innovative idea will win the New Rural Award and $25,000.

Application process

Applicants submissions should be no more than six pages and structured to address each of the selection criteria listed above.

Letters should be sent by email to the attention of:
Erin Barlow

Up to two submissions from any single entrant will be allowed.

Tagged as
Health disparities · Healthcare needs and services · Population health

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